You might be already actively looking for clients or just about to, but do you know exactly what to do when a potential client wants to work with you?
What steps will you take to decide whether they’re a good fit or not? What will you do when you decide to work together? What about your service? What are the steps you’ll take to complete it? Do you know what you’ll do when your project is complete or how you’ll get feedback on your service?
Your head might be spinning right now, but don’t panic! We’re going to work on figuring out these steps so you know exactly what you’ll be doing.
You may have heard that every business needs an SOP. And yes, it’s true. But what exactly is an SOP and why do you need one?
SOP stands for Standard Operating Procedure and it’s an outline of the steps you take to execute re-occuring tasks in your business. To sum it up, it’s a checklist of tasks you do for your business.
I know, sounds pretty boring, huh? But don’t run off…trust me! You’re going to want to learn this. Why? Because an SOP will save you time, energy and money. Plus, as an added bonus, you’ll have a checklist of tasks you can delegate to a virtual assistant as your business grows.